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Cheema Medical Complex

Month: April 2019

What is Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)?

IUI or Intrauterine insemination is a process in which the healthy sperm sample is put into the uterus directly around the time of ovulation.It is carried out as an alternative to natural fertility or as an infertility treatment. It is an artificial way of bringing together sperm and egg to fertilize. It is also known […]

Fractures in Elderly Patients- What are Geriatric Fractures?

Old people are more prone to fractures and injuries. A slight injury in young people may cause a fracture in the elderly. The main reason owing to this is that the bones lose their mineral content (osteoporosis) and become weak with age. Causes of fracture in elderly patients may include: Falls Trauma A direct blow […]

What is Thyroid Swelling?

When thyroid gland located in your neck becomes inflamed and increases in size, it is known as thyroid swelling.It is also known as a goiter or thyroiditis. Many causes of thyroid swelling include: Diet Lack of iodine in your diet may cause goiter or your thyroid gland to swell. This is because thyroid gland requires […]

Warning Signs of Genital Cancers

Genital cancer is cancer affecting the male and female genitals. The female genital system consists of organs such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, vagina, and vulva. The male genital system consists mainly of the penis, scrotum, urethra and their encompassed structures. Various genital cancers may include: In males: Testicular cancer Penile cancer Prostate cancer In Females: Cervical […]

What is Hoarseness- its Causes and Treatment?

An abnormal change in pitch and volume of the voice is known as hoarseness. It may range from deep, harsh voice to raspy, breathy or strained voice.Hoarseness is a symptom and not a disease. It is indicative of an underlying disorder or condition. The reason for the hoarseness is an injury or irritation of vocal cords […]

What Causes Hearing Loss in Elderly?

Aging alters multiple functions in your body. Hearing loss can be one of them. Age-related hearing loss, also known as presbycusis, is commonly seen in older adults. Studies show approximately 1-2 adults over the age of 65 have hearing loss and half of those over the age of 75 experience difficulty in hearing. Hearing loss […]